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Industrial Edge Controller

Industrial Edge Controllers

Combining industrial hardware connections with the processing power of a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3+, the BB-400 Industrial Edge Controller offers all the possibilities of open source software.

Perhaps what Industrial Pi was made for, the BB-400 Industrial Edge Controller allows users to develop on Raspberry Pi and deploy seamlessly to the factory floor. Multiple serial connectivity with a range of network connections allows data to flow to the application of your choice. The innovative design uses a Raspberry Pi Compute module and an Arduino to provide edge processing, ideal for the Industrial IoT. Ideal for retrofitting existing equipment or building into a new panel, the Pi is supported by a power management system, including a UPS, making it match the robust demands of industry.

  • Minimise downtime, speed up response times
  • Retrofit to any age of equipment
  • Robust power management system
  • Multiple serial connectivity
  • Can be programmed in user’s preferred language

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SWs on DIN rail

Ethernet switches

Extend your industrial network with our range of Brainboxes Ethernet unmanaged switches, available in 4, 5 and 8 port, DIN rail and wall mounted versions.

Featuring galvanically isolated Ethernet ports capable of 10/100 Mbps, these ethernet switches can be powered from USB, a 12V vehicle battery or on the 24V factory floor. The power terminal is removable with numbered pins for easy wiring. Power consumption is optimised based on the status of the link device. No software required.

  • DIN rail or wall-mounted
  • 5-30VDC power input
  • Easy to install into existing network and occupying minimal space
  • Multiple form factors provide the right connection for different enclosures and embeddable options for design-in applications
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Ethernet to Serial adaptors

Ethernet to Serial adaptors

Brainboxes provide robust, reliable connections to Serial devices, whether RS232 or RS422/485. Choose from traditional on-board PCI cards, laptop friendly USB or connect over any distance with Ethernet. No network expertise is required – simply plug your device into the Ethernet to Serial adaptor, and plug it into your network. A web interface allows secure configuration and control of the serial ports over a local network or the internet using any browser.

  • Capable of serial tunnelling
  • Feed data from connected equipment into your network
  • Data automation
  • Small form factor, desktop ethernet to serial, Power over Ethernet
  • RS232/422/485 ports
  • Operating temperatures between -30°C to +80°C
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Remote I/O

Remote I/O

Brainboxes Remote IO devices are available as Digital IO, Relay or Analogue IO, controlled over Ethernet using a range of protocols, in both industrial and commercial/light industrial form factors. The modules have a suite of software API’s available including for Visual Basic, C# and C++, which allows them to be controlled and monitored over the local network or internet as a web relay or ethernet relay switch.

  • Digital Inputs and Outputs
  • Analogue Inputs and Outputs
  • Relays
  • Thermocouples
  • Multiplatform software covering PCs and PLCs
  • Install as a serial COM port, or communicate directly over TCP
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